Horticulture

St Helens College
In Merseyside

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Merseyside
Duration 72 Weeks
  • Vocational qualification
  • Merseyside
  • Duration:
    72 Weeks
Description

Modules include: Horticulture plant and soil science, Business development and mangement, Principles of landscape and garden design, Landscape and garden design practices, Site surveying and analysis, Introduction to landscape contracts and planning, Plant knowledge and soft landscape design skills, Plan implementation ad landscape detailing, Construction of spcialist features, Management of.

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Where and when

Starts Location

Merseyside
Crow Lane East Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 9TT, Merseyside, England
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Location
Merseyside
Crow Lane East Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 9TT, Merseyside, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

NVQ2 in Horticulture or national Certificate in Horticulture or relevant qualification in a similar area. Applicants must have a keen interest in horticulture.

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What you'll learn on the course

Design
Garden Design
Construction Training
Construction
Planning
Business Development
Surveying
Contracts
Landscape Design
Agricultural Science
Horticulture
Crop Science

Course programme

Horticulture
Advanced National Certificate Level 3 Academic Year 2009/10

Programme Code: SL3FC
Awarding Body: City and Guilds
Related Programme Areas: HORTICULTURE
CONSERVATION
ENVIRONMENTAL

Who is the programme for? This programme is sutiable for school leavers or for adults looking for a career change or to gain further knowledge in horticuture.

What will I study? Modules include: Horticulture plant and soil science, Business development and mangement, Principles of landscape and garden design, Landscape and garden design practices, Site surveying and analysis, Introduction to landscape contracts and planning, Plant knowledge and soft landscape design skills, Plan implementation ad landscape detailing, Construction of spcialist features, Management of garden and landscape features, Manage plant resources indoors, Manage plant resources outdoors, Soil preparation and planting, Growth promotion and development of crops, plant protection, Propagation, Harvesting and despatch procedures, Marketing commercial crops, Construction of sports turf areas, Management of soil water, Ancillary planted areas, Sports turf machinery, Non turf areas.

Entry to the Programme?

How is it assessed? Each unit will be assessed by means of set assignments graded pass, credit or distinction and a written end test assessing knowledge and understanding. There is also continual assessment of practical skills.

Future prospects? Completion of this course could lead to Diploma qualifications or relevant advanced qualification within the subjects area or specialism or employment, within many areas of the horticultural industry.

When will the programme start? The programme will start in September.

How long will it take? You can study 15 hours per week for 36 weeks or part time one day per week for 72 weeks or two evening sper week for 72 weeks.

What about the Money? If you are under 19 on 31st August 2009 you will not have to pay tuition or registration fees. If you are over 19 years of age

How do I apply? Complete an application form and return it to Student Services, you will then be asked to attend College for an interview.

Campus Address: Newton College Campus

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